Hartland

Engagement: Lyons — Li

Sunday, May 24, 2015

Hartland — Tom and Elizabeth Lyons, of Hartland, have announced the engagement of their daughter, Amanda Delanie Lyons, to Tao Li. The bride-to-be graduated from Hartford High School in 2002 and earned a bachelor’s degree in English literature from the University of Vermont in 2006. She is employed as a product manager at Cengage Learning in Boston. The bridegroom-to-be is the son of Yanyun Wang and Huizhang Li, of Malden, Mass. He graduated from Centro Residencial de Oportunidades Educativo de Mayaguez in Mayaguez, Puerto Rico, in 2000 and attended the University of Massachusetts in Boston. He is employed as a sales manager at HuaHong Fiber …

Sports Notes: Windsor’s Gilbert Part of National TV Card

Friday, May 22, 2015

For years, Windsor boxer Chris Gilbert has admired the exploits of Framingham, Mass., fighter Danny O’Connor. Today, he’ll have the opportunity to square up with him in the ring for the first time. Gilbert, 13-1, will be a major underdog at Boston University’s Agganis Arena when he takes on the 25-2 O’Connor in a welterweight bout that’s part of NBC’s Premier Boxing Champions …

Robert E. Dukeshire

Tuesday, May 19, 2015

Hartland, Vt. — Robert E. Dukeshire, 87, a longtime resident of Hartland, passed away Sunday morning, May 17, 2015, at the Cedar Hill Continuing Healthcare Center in Windsor. Funeral arrangements are pending with the Knight Funeral Home in Windsor. The complete obituary will be published when arrangements are final. …

Wedding: Shepard — Culver

Sunday, April 5, 2015

Hartland — Sarah Jacquelin Shepard and Robert Scott Culver were married on Feb. 21, 2015, at Jay Peak Resort, in Jay, Vt. The bride’s parents escorted her down the aisle. Kyle Sultzman, an interfaith minister, officiated at the …

Clarence W. Hook

Tuesday, March 31, 2015

North Hartland, Vt. — Clarence W. Hook, 88, passed away Monday, March 30, 2015, at his son’s home in Windsor, surrounded by family. A complete obituary will appear at a later date in the Valley News. …

Counties Ranked on Wellness

Saturday, March 28, 2015

West Lebanon — Upper Valley public health officials say an annual ranking of the health status of each county in the United States will help guide them as they create action plans to address the challenges area communities …

Juliette S. Bonfiglio

Saturday, March 28, 2015

Sarasota, Fla. — Juliette S. Bonfiglio, 88, formerly of Hartland, Vt., died early Friday morning, March 27, 2015, at the Tidewater Hospice House in Sarasota. Arrangements are pending at the Knight Funeral Home in White River Jct., Vt. …

Glennis H. Durkin

Tuesday, March 24, 2015

Hartland, Vt. — Glennis H. Durkin, 88, a resident of Redwood City, Calif., passed away Wednesday afternoon, March 18, 2015, at her daughter and son-in-law’s home in Hartland. She was born in 1926 in Milwaukee, Wis. the daughter of Harry and Agnes (Furdek) Collins. She received her schooling …

Sugar Makers Uneasy as Cold Continues, Short Season Looms

Tuesday, March 24, 2015

Strafford — What is often a busy time for the Upper Valley’s sugaring community has become a bit of a thumb-twiddler, as extended cold temperatures are keeping the sap in the trees and buckets mostly bare. “We’re kind of tapped out,” said Keith Fifield, of Fifield’s Sugarhouse in …

More Than Horseplay: New-Look GMHA Gallops Into 2015

Friday, March 20, 2015

South Woodstock — With springtime coming soon to the Upper Valley, the Green Mountain Horse Association picked a fitting time to welcome its new executive director — and to announce plenty of new events for the 2015 horseback …

H.S. Notebook: Capital League Names TA’s Pomeroy Player of Year

Tuesday, March 17, 2015

A visit to Saturday’s VBCA Senior All-Star Games put Eric Ward in a wistful mood. As Thetford Academy senior Michaela Pomeroy ran around the Windsor High School floor in her Division III-IV girls basketball finale, Ward thought about …

Janet Winter Washburn Hammond

Thursday, March 12, 2015

Sarasota, Fla. — Janet Winter Washburn Hammond, died peacefully at her home Saturday, Feb. 28, 2015. Born Nov. 1, 1925, in San Francisco, Calif. the daughter of Ruth Comstock Washburn and Gould Engle Washburn. Having already lost her father at four months of age, her mother and grandmother …

Democrats Discuss Health Reforms

Wednesday, March 11, 2015

Hartland — About 20 people responded to a call from the Windsor County Democratic Committee and gathered in Damon Hall Monday evening to discuss how to keep the banner of health care reform raised during a period of state budget deficits and public skepticism fueled by the woes …